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Parallel Storage Fuels Groundbreaking Neuroscience and Behavioral Research at Harvard

To alleviate bottlenecks and achieve the ideal balance of parallel performance and optimized availability, Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences Research Computing (FASRC) deployed the DataDirect Networks (DDN®) GRIDScaler® GS7KX® parallel file system appliance with 1PB of storage. The installation has sped the collection of images detailing synaptic connectivity in the brain’s cerebral cortex.

All-in on AI? Five Considerations to Help Ensure Long-Term Success

In this contributed article, Kurt Kuckein, Director of Marketing for DDN Storage, offers five key areas to strongly consider when creating and developing an AI data platform that ensures better answers, faster time to value, and capability for rapid scaling. Analytics, AI and Machine Learning continue to make extensive inroads into data-oriented industries presenting significant opportunities for Enterprises and research organizations. However, the potential for AI to improve business performance and competitiveness demands a different approach to managing the data life-cycle.

DDN Named Datacenter Platform Partner of the Year at Intel Technology Partner Awards, Recognizing its Market Leadership at Scale

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) announced that it received the Intel® Technology Partner of the Year award for Datacenter Platform. DDN was honored for the creation and success of its Infinite Memory Engine® (IME®) SSD enabling product family, which leverages Intel technologies and allows customers to accelerate time to insight, and simplify workflows and applications in on premise, hybrid and cloud environments.

DDN Storage Announces Groundbreaking 33GB/s Performance to NVIDIA DGX Servers to Accelerate Machine Learning and AI Initiatives

DataDirect Networks (DDN®) today announced its  EXAScaler DGX solution, a unique solution that delivers leading-edge performance using a new optimized, accelerated client integrating tightly and seamlessly with the NVIDIA DGX Architecture. Using the EXAScaler® ES14KX® high-performance all-flash array, the new solution smashed existing records by demonstrating a massive 33GB/s of throughput to a single NVIDIA […]

Five Data Platform Considerations When Thinking About Your Deep Learning Future

With the current maturation of Artificial Intelligence applications and Deep Learning algorithms, many organizations are spinning up initiatives to figure out how they will extract competitive differentiation from their data. This guest article comes from DDN Storage, a provider of high performance, high capacity big data storage systems, processing solutions and services to data-intensive, global organizations.

New Market Dynamics Report: HPC Life Sciences

Scientific research in the life sciences is often akin to searching for needles in haystacks. Finding the one protein, chemical, or genome that behaves or responds in the way the scientist is looking for is the key to the discovery process. For decades, high performance computing (HPC) systems have accelerated this process, often by helping to identify and eliminate in feasible targets sooner.

Video: Large Scale Storage for Data Intensive Science at KIT

In this video from the DDN User Group Meeting at ISC’13, Jos van Wezel from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) presents: Large Scale Storage for Data Intensive Science at KIT. In building a high-speed Big Data grid with other leading research institutions, we have demonstrated the power of leading-edge technologies including DDN | WOS […]

Video: Advancing Research at London's Global University

In this video from the DDN User Group Meeting at ISC’13, Dr. Daniel Hanlon from the University College of London presents: Advancing Research at London’s Global University. As UCL’s storage demands grow, the university expects to build a storage foundation that will scale up to 100PB. Looking for a storage solution that was massively scalable […]

DDN – Massively-Scalable Platforms and Solutions Engineered for the Big Data and Cloud Era

In this video from the DDN User Group at ISC’13, James Coomer from DataDirect Networks presents: Massively-Scalable Platforms and Solutions Engineered for the Big Data and Cloud Era. Check out more from the International Supercomputing Conference at our ISC’13 Video Gallery.

Podcast: Interview with DDN's New President, Joe Cowan

In this podcast, Jeff Denworth from DataDirect Networks introduces the company’s new President, Joe Cowan. As a former member of the DDN board, Cowan brings a wealth of experience in the enterprise, a space where DataDirect Networks hopes to grow with its Big Data solutions. Read the Full Story * Download the MP3 * Subscribe on […]